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3D Character Artist

Epoch Games

3D Character Artist

Winston Salem, NC
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    In this volunteer position we are looking for someone who specializes in creating realistic character models, as well as hair, for the The Lays of Althas: Sundered Order (LoA:SO). We are looking for skilled 3D character artist with at least some experience with creating Human Characters and Hair meshes.

    Communication is key to a smooth and efficient pipeline. You must be able to communicate clearly and effectively with other team-members and not be afraid to ask should any problems arise. We are an English-speaking team, so English fluency is a must.

    If you are comfortable with teaching, you may be called upon to aid the more junior members of the team in any relevant area.

    Other duties include following team policies (given through team orientation as upon acceptance to the team) as well as attending meetings through Slack (our instant message program that we use to communicate)

    THIS IS A VOLUNTEER POSITION, SO NO MONETARY COMPENSATION IS BEING OFFERED. WE ALSO CANNOT OFFER ANY WORK VISAS.

    At this time, we are having to rely upon free (or previously licensed) software. Please refer to the applications listed below for guidelines. We do not endorse piracy in any shape or form.

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Creating realistic Human Character meshes and textures
    • Creating Hair sculpts using hair card and alpha planes
    • Physically-based Rendering (PBR) experience for game sculpting required
    • Previous experience working with low-poly/game-ready assets required
    • Full Texturing ability (Diffuse, Normal, Displacement etc).
    • Able to work effectively and accurately from pre-defined concept art and designs.
    • Able to work with and provide constructive criticism and feedback.
    • Communication and Team-collaboration skills.
    • A passion for modeling and a dedication to creating AAA quality games.

    Additional Information

    REQUIRED SOFTWARE:

    • Unreal Engine 4 (https://www.unrealengine.com/register)
    • 3D Modeling Software, be it 3DS Max, Maya, Blender or similar. Must have valid license for said software.
    • Adobe Photoshop, GIMP or similar for creating high-quality 2D Textures.